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WETA
Apr 12, 2010 12:00pm EDT
really does have an independent streak. >> rose: we continue with a look at the future of latin america with john coatsworth dean of columbia university international and public affair, kevin cassas zamora of the brookings institution and former vice president of costa rica, greg grandin at new york university and michael shifter, incoming president of the interamerican dialogue. justice stevens and latin america, coming up. >> funding for charlie rose has been provided by the coca-cola company. supporting this program since 2002. captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is chaálie rose. >> justice john paul stevens today announced his retirement from the supreme court. he had been on the court 34 years. he was known as the leader of the liberal wing. he is the fourth longest serving justice in u.s. history. he was appointed by republican president gerald ford but he was hardly beholden to conservatives. "the new york times" wrote that he may be the last justice from a time when the independence rather than perceived ideology were perceived a
FOX News
Apr 12, 2010 5:00pm EDT
on fox business an hour from now. >> glenn: america, welcome to the "glenn beck program." roll up your sleeves because we're going to do some work. americans have been saying for a long time, they just want to know the truth. they just want to know the truth, even if it's hard and they're willing to do it. well, okay, all right. today we tell you the truth, tell you the truth and all this week we show you how to slash the budget. but i worn you, i'm not going to have any friends left. there isn't anybody that won't be hacked off at me because when you see what we have to do, not to thrive, but to survive, americans might change their tune. we'll see how you will react. it's time to introduce you to the plan. c'mon, let's go! ♪ ♪ >> glenn: hello, america. it's a working week. we're going to kind of keep you informed with what is going on in the news, but we have some amazing guests that are coming on this week that have been working with me on slashing the budget. it's an idea i want to lay out for you tonight and then please tell your friends, watch all this week. because somebody
ABC
Apr 12, 2010 6:00pm EDT
, with not much more than a dream. and today, we know it's small businesses that can create the jobs america needs. that's why at&t is investing billions to upgrade and build out our wired and wireless networks. making them faster, smarter, and more secure. connecting small businesses to markets across the country, and around the world. we invest now, because we know it will pay off... with new jobs, new growth, from a new generation, putting their belief in the future on the line. now is the time for investment and innovation. the future is waiting. and the future has always the future is waiting. and the future has always been our business. at&t. >> parts of downtown are under lock down tonight as the leaders descend on washington, d.c. >> road closures are causing headaches for commuters. jennifer donelan is live with how president are coping. >> this is what they warned us about four days. i am just south of howard university. d.c. is now on a lockdown. all day long, we have been watching security around the city. when they go by, traffic must stop. there are massive security checkpoints. resi
NBC
Apr 12, 2010 6:30pm EDT
of "newsweek" magazine out today it says "america's back." we have a classic disconnect. we hear numbers out of wall street, we see covers of magazines like that, people watching at home, millions of people in the grips of unemployment and poor financial times wondering when they are going to see some of this. >> that is the key question. far be it to me to seem unpatriotic, but growth is going to depend on the u.s. consumer. unemployment still remains very, very high. we are going to hear a lot from corporate america about how much money cooperations made. they have done well. that is why the stock market is up. they have done well because of productivity gains. they fired a lot of people in 2008 and 2009. they found they can do more with less. the question is when they get back to hiring. >> this is why we turn to you. thank you, as always. >>> in washington tonight, 47 world leaders have gathered for a summit on the most serious of topics, nuclear security and the worry and instability that can come from knowing, fearing some nuclear materials could be out there loose. our chief white hou
NBC
Apr 12, 2010 3:30am EDT
and jeff sessions, republican of alabama. >>> then america's role in the world. how will this week's agreement on nuclear disarmament make the country safer? why are so many friends and foes alike defying the united states? our conversation with secretary of state hillary clinton and secretary of defense robert gates. >>> finally the roundtable takes on the growing left-right divide over the president's leadership, the congressional elections and the politics of the court. columnist for "the new york times" david brooks, chief washington correspondent for "the new york times" david sanger, syndicated "washington post" columnist kathleen parker and former democratic congressman from tennessee and chair of the democratic leadership council, harold ford, junior. >>> first, the politics of the supreme court. the president has another big decision to make, the second court vacancy in two years. how are the white house and republicans weighing the confirmation battle ahead? joining us to talk about that exclusively, two members at the heart of the debate, senate judiciary committee, chai
MSNBC
Apr 12, 2010 7:00pm EDT
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WHUT
Apr 12, 2010 7:00am EDT
leaders hosted by an american president since fdr is occurring in america. barack obama has a stark warning for his fellow leaders. groups like al qaeda are known to be trying to obtain nuclear weapons and will not hesitate to use them. >> a moment of present -- hesitation for president obama. >> hillary clinton -- >> is national security team spend the weekend in television studios, making their case. the assumption is that al qaeda will, if attempting to try, it will eventually succeed at gaining nuclear weapons. the aim of this nuclear summit is a detailed plan to secure under -- secure nuclear materials. countries are committed to cracking down on nuclear smuggling. chile was so concerned that it asked american technicians to remove the in rich uranium. not all nuclear capable states have signed up. president obama has brought almost all of the nuclear powers together, even though they remain outside of the non- proliferation treaty. analysts call that a significant step. >> that will be very important that all of these states are gathering together here to discuss this issue in
CBS
Apr 12, 2010 6:00pm EDT
coming up. somewhere in america... there's a home by the sea powered by the wind on the plains. there's a hospital where technology has a healing touch. there's a factory giving old industries new life. and there's a train that got a whole city moving again. somewhere in america, the toughest questions are answered every day. because somewhere in america, more than sixty thousand people spend every day answering them. siemens. answers. >>> winning the best trophy, but they don't tell you that for the regular season. and that trophy will turn into a giant paperweight if they don't back it up. they will meet montreal in the first round. going 2-1-1 against them this weekend. everybody is wondering who they will be. they seem to earn the jobs. but he gave up four games a goal. while giving up less than two. >> the way that i look at it here, in the playoffs, you're in the top 16 teams for them and the national hockey league. your goal tending is good. so whoever is in the net, i believe that they will be very good. >> that is a noncriminal answer for them. here is the schedule for the fi
CSPAN
Apr 11, 2010 11:00pm EDT
america. god bless america god bless america >> do you realize that if you took that lettuce and tried it and smoked it, you would end up with similar problems. ♪ if you are smoking tobacco -- you could try it with the made those -- with tomatoes >> you can warn me all you want. you will not stop my leafy green fetish >> it is not the nicotine that kills, it is the smoke. it is respiratory disease. it is the smoke. it's the inhalation >> it is the smoke. it's the smoke >> the more problems we come across, the more problems we see. ♪ some companies -- >> [unintelligible] >> don't you know that this was for me? >> i carry a walking stick. >> am i crazy? am i tripping? don't stop, real talk we are going to take it to the chart. >> bring on the smoking. >> we have some breaking news. let's go to traci bird. she's got all the news >> actually -- >> i do not know what is going on. let's go to nicole. >> me? ♪ trying to get a hold of this myself. >> this is breaking news, guys. i do not have it. i will have to send it back to you. >> this is a fascinating story. we're going to get it al
CSPAN
Apr 12, 2010 5:00am EDT
. but it happens everywhere else in america as well. in fact, you know where significant differences have been found frequently suggest white yourts are more likely to engage in illegal drug dealing than black youth. but it'sçó been black youth, an particularly black young males that have been -- associated with the drug wars. there's excellent data that can be found through the sentencing project. the sentencing project based here in d.c. has done a fantastic job of analyzing and through its report the department of justice publish foff many of the reports that have been done by the sentencing project. >> calls. host: atlanta is first on our democrats line. you're on with michele alexander. she tess the author of "the new jim crow." caller: i found out the prisons and coups they are in and some of them moneys from the federal government and representatives that's determined by the census count, that count goes wards that. but they can't vote. how how do you get money for that prisoner and money's being allocated to their account. >> what you're referring to is the practice of the census bur
FOX News
Apr 12, 2010 1:00pm EDT
with outrageous waiver. monica crow by on that. ten minutes away. "america live" starts now. megyn: we begin this hour with a big fight shaping up on capitol hill. a fight over a bill to extend jobless benefits. senate debate opens in about an hour with democrats insisting on passing the bill now and republicans demanding that congress find a way to pay for it. and here's why. as of friday the total outstanding public debt topping $12.8 trillion. $12.8 trillion. look how long that number is, look at that. but it gets more dramatic. that number has grown by $485 billion in just the past two months. congress spending more than it takes in by a rate of almost $250 billion a month. james rosen has more on that live in washington d.c. hey, james. >> reporter: yeah. it's no way to balance a checkbook, megyn. this is one of those votes coming up later today that could leave an incumbent exposed to his or her challenger in a midterm election year because each with polls showing americans are very concerned about deficit is spending, no one wants to be seen opposing the helping hand for une
MSNBC
Apr 12, 2010 5:00pm EDT
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CSPAN
Apr 12, 2010 8:30am EDT
to america. >> all this month see the winners of c-span's student cam video documentary competition. middle and high school students from 45 states submitted videos on one of the country's greatest strengths or challenge the country's facing. watch the top-winning videos every morning on c-span at 6:50 eastern just before "washington journal." and at 8:30, during the program, meet the students who made them. and for a preview of all the winners, visit studentcam.org. there are. >> this past friday iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad unveiled a third generation of centrifuges that he says will produce fuel for as many as six of his country's nuclear plants. in a speech he talked about the advancements in his country's nuclear program and criticized the new strategic arms treaty signed by president obama and russian president medvedev calling it a big lie. here's a portion of his remarks courtesy of iran's news channel. this is about 20 minutes. >> translator: nuclear energy is a very appropriate replacement for fossil fuels. but actually what happened in the nuclear energy field, the first
CSPAN
Apr 12, 2010 7:00am EDT
that the constitution is a good document and that it's great for america. both sides believe. what we as conservatives believe and it's unique and the constitution of the united states is important. to the preservation of our society. the way that it is today. and preservation of a good society, a good valued moral society. and i can talk about that more at length later. second thing is respect for human life. the dignity of human life. and i get all the time from the left, oh, he's just trying to provoke people for -- about the abortion issue. that's not what it's about. really, the way you view life in general, what's the purpose of life? what is the value of life? how do we value life? what is life itself? is really something that is the epitome of one's ideology. and it really shows what you believe as an individual. whether you respect life as a right on the individual or you respect life as a state of being hagle said, as george hagle said. it really is the basis and it really comes from the basis of your own ideology. and i'll talk a little bit more at length later. the other thing is limited g
MSNBC
Apr 12, 2010 6:00pm EDT
's courage to vote that way? folks, when you lose your job and families across america know this, it's a crisis. when you lose your unemployment benefits it's an emergency. courageous isn't the "c" word i would use for coburn on this deal. how about coward? here he is today. >> if we pass this bill and we continue to pass more bills, not having made the tough choices, we are steaming toward a catastrophe. >> $9 billion, after all we've been through is going to ruin or fiscal house, you know? if senators like tom coburn think it's right to throw billions of dollars at iraq and spit on american workers they have many my opinion distorted priorities. let's get to the midterms. the party that ran on the slogan "america first," remember that? they need to start putting america first. if coburn is worried about paying the bills, he can go get it from the top 2% and the boys on wall street, can't he? get your cell phones out. i want to know what you think about this. tonight's text survey question is, does the federal government have a moral obligation to support our unemployed americans? t
CSPAN
Apr 12, 2010 2:00am EDT
model could be applied to america or rwanda, i think you have to take that with the huge pinch of salt, and these are valid points, but i guess the fundamental issue we face is how do we build advantages? we need to be able to direct resources in a focused way. to adopt the american model -- that is a an idea. that is maybe a myth that we all aspire to, but it is something we cannot afford. if we want to do that, we do not have the critical numbers, which is why when john was in singapore, we had a chat. to really do large-scale innovation, there's a certain balance between directing, and i guess from where i sit, which is where we do long term investments into innovation, it is about building that greenhouse. it is allowing that serendipity. he was working with a member of my staff and working, so it is little niches of various places, but i think coming back to rich's floyd, to say singapore is the world's great grandchild oversells us. >> i think we're at a time when there are lots of promising practices and provocative examples, but the thing i always say to people when they try to
FOX News
Apr 12, 2010 4:00am EDT
to turn your back on this destruction of america. >> mike: but there are critics who have accused him and others in the tea party movement of reconciling up hate and they compare those who speak out against government spending that costs billions and billions of taxpayer dollars to the angry mobs who protested against civil rights in the '60s. please welcome back to the show, jon voight. >> very nice to see you. >> mike: welcome back, jon. >> thank you, governor. >> mike: delighted to have you. >> nice to be here. these folks are willing to give you another oscar right here and now. >> isn't that nice. the first time i saw that. i didn't see it. it was very impressive. i didn't want to follow it. >> mike: well, it was a terrific day. there were many people there and yet when you read the news accounts of what happened that day, you would have thought that it was a racist rally. i'm going read a couple of things, jon, some of this is just stunning. >> should be fun. >> mike: it should be. here is one. i'm not even going to give these guys the benefit of telling their names or networks
CSPAN
Apr 11, 2010 8:00pm EDT
on -- >> [unintelligible] god bless america. >> do you realize that if you took that lettuce and tried it and smoked it, you would end up with similar problems. if you are smoking tobacco -- >> you can warm me -- warn me all you want. >> it is not the nicotine that kills, it is the smoke. it is respiratory disease. it is at the smoke. -- it is the smoke. >> it is the smoke. >> it be more problems we come across, the more problems we see. >> [unintelligible] >> don't you know that this was for me? >> i carry walking stick. >> am i crazy? we are going to take it to the chart. >> bring on the smoking. >> we have some breaking news. let's go to traci bird. >> actually, -- >> i do not know what is going on. >> me? >> these are breaking news -- this is breaking news, guys. i do not have it. i will have to send it back to you. but this is a fascinating story. >> where did you do it? >> where did you -- where did we do it? >> what did you physically do it. >> we did it on michaels bed in his apartment in new york. >> andrew and sarah are in the room, but we did not have room for them on the set. we have to mak
CSPAN
Apr 12, 2010 6:00am EDT
't get sick. >> if you get sick in america, die quickly. that's right, republicans want you to die quickly. >> how could we not be united? >> they suggest for your father and mine to get the same treatment. [unintelligible] how can we be so heartless? >> how is the nobel peace prize decided? >> [unintelligible] >> a lot of people are asking why they elected obama. >> that are giving obama a prize for not being george bush. >> tun, tun, tun, tun, tun. >> where do you start? i forgot to ask you, where does the african-american fellow come from? >> he is a friend of ours. we work in a number of different bands. he is a great drummer that plays in a couple of bands. in "auto-tune the news no. 7," they were talking about racial politics. we brought him in to add a little contrast. >> the reason we started with politics is because i bought the green sheet and the 2008 debates were going on and on and they were about to have the first debate between obama and mccain. i pretended to be barack obama, because there was a resemblance. people might mistake me for him on the street. after that,
ABC
Apr 12, 2010 4:30am EDT
to sacramento. >>> ahead on "america this morning," international outrage after an american mother sends her adopted son back to russia alone. now, it could prevent other americans from adoption. >>> and a frantic rescue as rising floodwaters carry a woman away. [ female announcer ] any hair can shine in the spotlight, but aveeno hair shines in real life. introducing a whole new kind of shine from aveeno nourish plus. when hair is damaged, the cuticle doesn't reflect light well. with active naturals wheat protein, these formulas target and smooth damage so light reflects more visibly. [ female announcer ] a study showed 75% more shine after just one use. real shine, for real life. yours. [ female announcer ] visit aveeno.com for a free sample from the new nourish plus shine collection. that's the beauty of nature and science. to get more of the fiber you need every day, try fiberchoice. with the natural fiber found in fruits and vegetables and 33% more fiber per serving than benefiber. go to fiberchoice.com o get savings and rewards. >>> it could be a big week on wall street. first quarter c
CNN
Apr 11, 2010 8:00pm EDT
to be an enormously expensive proposal. and everybody in america knows it's not going to be budget neutral. >> you -- one of the things i think catches people's ear is the word radical. is that helpful to the kind of dialogue that should be in politics? and is it helpful to republicans who still fight the image of being mean old white guys? >> my life in politics, i told people to speak temperedly and act boldly. radical is not a term that i use very often to describe anything. but there is no question, as a matter of fact, that the policies being pursued by the obama administration is the left -- it's been a gigantic lunch to the left. and i think that's what speaker gingrich was trying to convey. but, you know the words i would use are the most left wing because that's what the truth is. >> let me ask you about something else that's coming up in politics. new virginia governor bob mcdonald designated april as confederate month, something his two democratic predecessors refrained from doing particularly because the governor did not mention slavery in this proclamation. is that a mistake? >> i don
FOX News
Apr 11, 2010 8:00pm EDT
, the courage, to turn your back on this destruction of ameri america. >> mike: but there are critics who accused him and others in the tea party movement of riling up hate and cost taxpayers billions and billions of dollars to the angry mob who protested civil rights in the 1960's. please welcome back to the show, academy award actor jon voight. >> delighted, governor. >> mike: glad to have you. >> nice to be here. >> these folks are willing to give you another oscar here and now. >> isn't that nice? the first time i saw that and-- it was impressive, i didn't want to follow it. >> mike: well, it was a terrific day. there were many people there and yet, when you read the news accounts of what happened that day, you would have thought that it was a racist rally. i'm going to read a couple of things, jon, some of this is just stunning. >> it should be fun. >> mike: it should be. here is one i'm not going to give these guys the benefit of telling their names or networks because i don't want to give them any publicity. i don't want people to watch this stuff. one of the folks on another netw
FOX News
Apr 12, 2010 3:00pm EDT
it taken off your hands, we'll bring it to america and robert gibbs says yes. he says it's safer in the united states and anywhere else. there will be safety concerns because you have to store is it safely in the united states but robert gibbs says americans will be feeling safer if the loose nearby materials are in the united states as opposed to to places that don't have the security the white house and administration will provide. >> major, thank you. >>> as i mentioned, the united states did not include north korea and iran on the guest list for the nuclear summit. you may recall these two countries have something in common other than animosity toward the united states. both have active nuclear programs. north korea has tested successfulfully at least two atomic bombs. the united states and allies say iran has been working on nuclear weapons for years but they insist the program is simply for peaceful energy and medical purposes. jonathan hunt is live with more. how are north korea and erin racketing? >> two different reactions. north korea saying absolutely nothing, probably
MSNBC
Apr 12, 2010 11:00am EDT
him on a plane by himself to get him out of america. meanwhile the family of russian diplomats may be in line to adopt this child. live in shelby, tennessee. have we heard anything from the mother and her attorneys? >> reporter: we have not. there's several days we've been out in front of the house. the house seems untouched. there's a car that's been parked there several days, the he's ter decorations up. someone left a basket of fruit that's not been picked up. we've not heard from her or her attorney in detail. they have said in press reports the boy was violent. the question people have, did she look for help, turn to a social worker or an agency that worked out the adoption. we talked to another mother, adoptive mother who runs a support group. she also has some russian children. here is what she had to say. >> families can turn to their agency. that should be the first place they go when they are having trouble. there's support in the community if you just look for it. you know, people don't want to talk about it if they are having problems. it's scary. it's scary when you'v
CNN
Apr 12, 2010 6:00am EDT
about it in north america. >> reporter: in march steve st ank lo was named chief. still, veteran toyota worker now retired is skeptical saying his former bosses hide rather than deal with problems. >> translator: they would avoid announcing defects as recalls and call it service campaign or anything else to fix the problem. >> the focus for toyota now is to make things right. they seemed to ignore the key assets. they forgot to listen to the voices of their own loyal employees. >> you're talking about this memo, and last week you were telling us about a memo from one of executives as well. >> that's exactly right. there seem to be all of these drops in the bucket. right now the bucket is close to spilling over the there's so much going on. toyota is looking to fix it. they know they've got a problem now. you have to keep in mind. they are almost 140 lawsuits against this company right now. make or break. >> thank you. >>> coming up, senate back from recession, job number one, extending unemployment benefits. >> make or break for hundreds of thousands of people getting unemployment exten
FOX News
Apr 12, 2010 7:00pm EDT
disagreement between russia and america. here are the facts. 7-year-old justin hanson by american parents is back in russian health ministry after he was dropped off in russia thursday, sent alone on united airlines flight from america with a note from his mother which said "i no longer wish to parent this child. the child is mentally unstable. is he violent and severe. i was lied to by the russian orphanage director and worker regarding mental stability and other issues. the russians are furious. adopted from an orphanage in russia's far east. how could anyone do this they asked. the russian foreign minister says his country may freeze all adoption to american families of russian children stating what has happened is beyond the borders of good and evil, he said. the children's rights commissioner here released a video to russian tv of him questioning the boy speaking. he asked him about his adoptive mother. he said she was bad and that she often pulled his hair. trace, here is the deal. many people in the american embassy are saying quietly here they don't understand why the russian fore
CBS
Apr 12, 2010 4:30am EDT
his third run across america. that is right, america. >> 20 to 45-miles a day. >> to raise money. he calls it hope or die. >> after you get bit by the bug of giving back. >> reporter: his fist two runs raised more than $120,000 for families who suffered lawyers during hurricane katrina. is i wanted to inspire the victims. >> reporter: he doesn't run alone. >> getting his maps ready. talking to the police who pull us over. usually we get pulled over five times a day for running on the interstate. >> reporter: which is illegal in some states. >> today this date is the lincoln memorial. >> president barack obama message of hope. >> reporter: with just 14-miles to go, prince gets a surprise. andria who heading up a runner's group in california, flew in to run the last leg. >> my team and i tracked him for the past six months. >> reporter: his feet has carried him along many roads. >> it is very lonely running across the country. >> reporter: now that he has made it to the nation's capital. >> i want to eat and sleep. >> reporter: dave owens, 9 news now. >> this next run will be overseas.
CSPAN
Apr 12, 2010 12:00pm EDT
. and one of them is i think there's a perception in the west and certainly in america that, you know, americans would be very surprised to find that iran has an extremely vibrant, diverse art community and one of the real strong sense of the exchange program has been around the arts and photography, et cetera. and it plays into something that another area, which is that religious exchanges are person-to-person contacting in those areas, and i know you have some experience writing about it and working in some of those areas. i wonder if you could speak to the religious aspect? and in particular you talk about civil society something as a broader issue. >> that's an interesting question, and, you know, again because iran is such a difficult country to understand, i mean, that's why it's so interesting, so dynamic, i think that americans tend to either view iran as a really religious traditional society, or as a secular one. and that somehow they don't understand that it's much more complicated than that. but i think, you know, as part of that it's -- years ago for example, even as rece
CSPAN
Apr 12, 2010 7:00am EDT
ahead. caller: really sad day in america. the federal government is broke. most of the states in this nation are broke. - and for the federal government to continue using this as a vehicle to print dollars - to further extend the debt of this nation is a tragedy. this nation has turned into a debt free system with the common americans getting crewed more and more as days go by. thank you. host: south lion, michigan. iris? caller: hi. there. i feel the government keeps taking, taking, taking. spending, spending, spending. they have yearmarks and highway remaimed for political people. they borrow money when they charge you taxes on your salary. and maybe they could add another 50-60, $200 back from what they don't use. we're giving them in trust and they give us back - let them eat cake kind of stuff. obama could travel less and do a lot of his stuff by telephone and spend more time in the united states where he's elected to be president of the united states. work on maybe, half salary until he proves himself and that goes for every other president. they should stop depending
MSNBC
Apr 12, 2010 6:00am EDT
, and studied there and knows it as well as anybody in america is going to be here at 6:30 to talk about this. >>> moving on with news. republicans are not ruling out effort to block president obama's next supreme court nomination now that justice john paul stevens has announced his retirement. some have hinted about the possible use of a filibuster against president obama's upcoming pick if he doesn't choose a, quote, mainstream candidate. haley barbour says the president's pick could even energize the base. >> the pro-abortion people have used the supreme court to stoke up their supporters and the conservatives going way back to earl warren have made it a cause celeb for trying to energize their people. the good thing for republicans right now, we've got plenty of energy. the policies of this administration, of this congress, has energized our people. >> those mentioned as possible nominees including elena kagan, top courtroom lawyer, two federal appeals judges, diane wood of chicago and merrick garland of d.c. and janet napolitano. i wonder if anyone else would be on that list? >> i don't
CSPAN
Apr 12, 2010 8:00am EDT
need to legislate. i think the internet is booming. i think telecommunication policy in america today which is based on free markets and private capital has been very, very successful, it's one of the few areas of the economy that is expanding and is profitable. if it's not broke, don't fix it, so if they choose to move something, you know, we'll participate in the hearing, and we'll try to make sure that the free market witnesses have equal access to the committee, and i would predict that we will be able to defeat any bill that they tried to move to regulate the internet. >> host: in your view, mr. barton, what are some of the implications if congress does pass a bill saying that the fcc can regulate -- >> guest: well, you'd have less innovation on the internet, you'd have less freedom on the internet, you'd have over time a more restrictive internet, probably a higher cost internet, you'd slow down the broadband deployment. the private sector has spent billions and billions of dollars in the last decade putting in the infrastructure, and it's almost now ubiquitous that everybody in
CBS
Apr 12, 2010 6:30pm EDT
america." captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news world headquarters in new york, this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> couric: good evening, everyone. it's the largest gathering of world leaders the united states has hosted in 65 years. dozens of presidents and prime ministers from every corner of the earth have come here to washington to deal with what they all see as the greatest threat to their people-- nuclear weapons or the materiel used to make them falling into the hands of terrorists. it hasn't happened yet, and they're trying to come up with a plan to make sure it doesn't. chip reid is at the white house tonight and, chip, the president has certainly elevated this issue. >> reporter: well, katie, the president says the single-biggest threat to u.s. security is the possibility that a terrorist group would get its hands on a nuclear weapon. the goal of this summit is to try to make sure that never happens. the president welcomed leaders from 46 nations to a summit that confront one of the gravest threats to global security. there are an estimated $3.5 million
CNBC
Apr 12, 2010 11:00am EDT
people trying to get out of these municipal bonds. >> dean, there are no failures in america. >> okay, larry. >> greece, portugal, spain, illinois, new york, new jersey, california. >> we can just continue to sweep this under the rug for as long as we want to. >> everybody's too big to fail in this country. you know that, my friend. >> we just print more, right, larry? >> print, bail out and whatever. government control. and then just to soak it all up -- >> we never actually have to pay these bills. >> we'll never pay them. we're just like europe. you we're going to have a value and a tax across the board. this is america. 21st century america. >> i think i'm going to move to bermuda. >> let me make a suggestion, then. >> pardon my cynicism. >> go ahead. real quick. we're going to go. make a suggestion. >> my suggestion is that you stick with someone like a franklin, some of the really big bond houses that have very big pulls. if you do have some defaults, the default rate is historically very low, but if you did have some your investors would be protected and those retirees could ge
CNBC
Apr 12, 2010 5:00pm EDT
from this guy? all that and more when america's post-market show continues. >>> welcome back to "fast money." alcoa numbers are out. so earnings are officially under way. and this season we're giving you the setup from three angles -- fundamentals, technicals, and options. it's called "fast money" 360. the first stock in our sights, jpmorgan. take a look. >> jpmorgan's my favorite stock heading into earnings. we're looking for 59 cents a share for the quarter. trading profits improve significantly from the fourth quarter. credit quality improves as the year goes on, which should help the stock hit our $54 target during 2010. >> let's get the technical setup. jpmorgan, well-defined tops over the period of a year, year and a half, from which stocks more often than not break out. a well-defined cup and handle formation. move to the up side. get long. >> the options markets are not expecting a very big move out of jpmorgan. we've had big moves in the past. not expecting it this time. i tend to be bullish right here. but don't expect a very large move from jpmorgan. >> who was that handsom
ABC
Apr 12, 2010 7:00am EDT
>>> go >>> good morning, america. i'm robin roberts here in new york. >> and i'm george stephanopoulos on this monday, april 12th. this morning -- from moscow, russians and poles come together to mourn the death of the poles' president and but new questions surface about why his pilot had a dangerous landing. >>> meanwhile, president obama warns the biggest threat to nuclear security would be a weapon in the hands of al qaeda. georges sits down with an exclusive interviewry russia's president. >>> a daring rescue caught on tape. a swimmer dives into dangerous waters to rescue a woman swept away by the current. >>> and what a weekend for golf. phil mickelson wins the masters and celebrates with a long emotional hug with his wife amy who is battling breast cancer. what a moment. >>> good morning from russia, where the bells are tolling the hour here. you know, we traveled more than 4,000 miles to interview russia's president dmitri m medved les to interview medvedev. but who could have guessed there would be so much breaking news. first, the tragic plane crash that took t
FOX News
Apr 12, 2010 1:00am EDT
association national start walking program geared toward getting america fit. who better than oh fight fast an undefeated super middle weight boxing champ and dancing with the stars finalist and don't forget one of "people" magazi magazine's most beautiful athletes daughter of mohammad ali, layla ali joins us. and the president of the american heart association dr. clyde yancy. thank you for both being here. let's talk about this. you hear about it all of the time about the obesity epidemic. it is such a big concern even the obamas have gotten involved. this is something you personally have been working to correct for some time now. another issue of heart concern for america. >> i have people in my own family that suffered from heart disease and diabetes and obesity. i hate seeing people suffer from things they can't prevent. there are things we can't prevent and don't have control over but this heart disease and living a sedentary life is not one of them. i hope and i am telling you, i am the champ, you better get out and start walking. >> you heard from the champ. don't mess with her. >>
CNBC
Apr 12, 2010 12:00pm EDT
the consumer. one of the things that's so different over the last couple weeks, new frugality in america. record tax refunds. you see the savings rate comes down three months in a row. maybe the consumer has joined the party. i think that would be a sentiment changer. >> richard, craig saying he's worried bonds are going to take money away from stocks because of high interest rates. at the same time, he says beware of bonds. he thinks they might be headed down. would you put more money into bonds now or less? >> right now i think bonds are fairly reasonably priced. however, if i were to pick one direction, i think i'd go to the buy side a little bit. >> the buy side meaning you'd buy more bonds. craig, if you are kind of ambivalent about the stocks and bonds, which way are you going with your money? >> i still like the commodity, commodity equity, commodity currency, dividend payers and corporate bonds. >> richard, you mentioned something interesting. that is the fact that the momentum hasn't really changed. and that as a result of that, you have to go with the flow of this market. what
MSNBC
Apr 12, 2010 3:00pm EDT
pm. french fries and america's passion for them are legendary. but times change and people want better foods. so cargill helped a restaurant chain create a zero trans-fat cooking oil for their fries, that preserved their famous taste. this is how cargill works with customers. reach retirement age. and they are rewriting what it means to retire. at merrill lynch, we have over 15,000 financial advisors to help you create a strategy to consolidate, manage, and invest your assets, which could make your second act better than your first. merrill lynch wealth management. >>> the vatican is taking new steps to keep predator priests from hiding in the clergy. today for the first time the catholic church made it clear bishops should report clerical sexual abuse to police. nbc's dawna friesen has more from london. bring us up to date. >> reporter: this appears to be an attempt to quell criticism over the church's response to the whole sexual abuse crisis. the vatican says what this statement on the website does is merely makes explicit what has long already been policy, this guidance whic
MSNBC
Apr 12, 2010 4:00pm EDT
powertrain warranty. with roadside assistance and courtesy transportation, it's the best coverage in america. >>> good afternoon. i'm dylan ratigan. today the washington summit in washington. treaties are abundant these days but do they help fight terrorist? i don't know. can diplomatic agreements stop the likes of al qaeda from getting their hands on nukes? plus, clear skies and sunshine. that's a conventional wisdom for our nation's economic forecast today. look at the magazines. look at the indexes. dow above 11,000. looking good. we'll explain how that is happening and what it really means in the moments to come and conan o'brien with a brand new gig and a good one at that. the show starts right now. >>> good monday afternoon to you. before we get into america today, can we just take a second here and share with each other how much fun it was to have the governor for a couple days hosting this tv show asking questions. thank you, governor. we hope to see you soon. in our country you're hearing about nukes the past few days. more nukes here and there. treaties here and there and stopping
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